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2013-10-15 12:52:40

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a protein expressed by human bone marrow stem cells that guides and stimulates the formation of blood vessels. Their findings, which could help improve the vascularization of engineered tissues, were reported online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. “Some stem cells actually have multiple jobs,” says Dr. Jalees Rehman, associate professor of cardiology and pharmacology at the UIC College...

2013-09-20 23:21:27

GeneCell International, the only cord blood laboratory in South Florida, a cutting-edge facility, specialized in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue segment, dental pulp and adipose tissue stem cells announced today it would participate in Miami’s North Shore Medical Center and Hialeah Hospital’s OB/GYN Symposium Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The OB/GYN Symposium will be focused on the areas of cancer and genetic screening,...

2013-07-16 14:09:01

Excess fat around the belly has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. Now, a new study has determined that excess liver and muscle fat also may be detrimental to bone. The study, published online in the journal Radiology, found that obese people with higher levels of fat in their liver, muscle tissue and blood also have higher amounts of fat in their bone marrow, putting them at risk for osteoporosis. "Obesity was once thought to be protective against bone loss," said...

2013-06-27 23:25:38

Mike Peters' Rock and Roll Cancer Foundation, Love Hope Strength, Has Raised $3 Million, Expanded Registries and Harvested 35,000 Blood Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Donors Resulting In 560 Matches in Three Years. This Summer He is Documenting his US Tour with Scottish Band Big Country Hosting Donor Drives, Expeditions, Meeting with Politicians, Supporters, All While Undergoing Chemotherapy Wales, United Kingdom (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Love Hope Strength Foundation(LHSF), the world's...

2013-06-18 23:02:07

Nina Louie´s story gets much-needed boost from national celebrities, supporters around the world. More than 1,000 people have been added to U.S. registry, 3,600 kits have been sent out in three weeks. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Nina Polvanich Louie wakes up every morning with a mother´s deepest fear — the looming possibility that she may not live long enough to raise and protect her two-year old son Donovan. Last September, doctors diagnosed 32-year old Louie with...

2013-05-21 23:02:29

A new study appearing in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that stem cells harvested from fat (adipose) are more potent than those collected from bone marrow in helping to modulate the body´s immune system. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 A new study appearing in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that stem cells harvested from fat (adipose) are more potent than those collected from bone marrow in helping to modulate the...

Stem Cells Study Could Advance Tissue Engineering
2013-04-05 09:22:19

[Watch the Video: Engineering Blood Vessels ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) have reportedly discovered a way to overcome one of the primary obstacles to growing replacement hearts, lungs, kidneys and other new organs. Those replacement organs often fail because of the difficulties associated with building blood vessels in order to keep their tissues alive. Now UM associate biomedical engineering professor...

2013-04-04 23:01:21

RRVBC encouraging people to register soon, first 800 registered receive shirts. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The 10th Annual Red Shoe Run–For Donor Awareness will take place Saturday, April 13th, 2013 at Northern Illinois University–Rockford. This 5-K competitive run and one-mile fitness walk raises funds and awareness for the need of lifesaving donations of blood, bone marrow, cornea, organs and tissues. Last year this growing event involved over 1100 participants. The...

2013-03-31 23:04:05

GeneCell International, the only cord blood laboratory in South Florida, a cutting-edge facility specialized in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, dental pulp and adipose tissue stem cells announced today it would participate in Miami´s Green Baby Fair´s workshop. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The Green Baby Fair will be geared to offer South Floridian families the opportunity to attain additional information regarding green...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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